The College Presidency in the 21st Century

Over the past several decades, the role of the college president has changed considerably. Today it is often described as a fundraising job above all else. As the presidency enters a period of significant turnover, we have an opportunity to re-envision the post. This panel of exceptional leaders from diverse institutions will explore the role of college presidents in improving student success, in promoting social mobility, and in serving as national and local civic leaders.

Festival: 2014

Watch and Listen: Education

Spend an hour with two of America’s best teachers, exploring the ups and downs of their experiences on the front lines... See more
The 21st century brings with it unprecedented global uncertainty, interconnectedness, and unimaginable opportunity. Yet... See more
Three of the nation’s most prestigious institutions of higher learning are now led by women with broad accomplishments... See more
Almost every kind of diversity is celebrated at American universities these days, but viewpoint diversity is... See more
Worry not about the demise of student activism: It is alive and well on the college campus. But worry about something... See more
While there are no ironclad rules for producing children who perform well in school, pursue healthy behavior, and work... See more

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